Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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South Carolina

Average Temperature Rankings, March 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
March 1988
1-Month
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
53.8°F
(12.1°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1960
62nd Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Ties: 1951, 1972
Feb–Mar 1988
2-Month
49.5°F
(9.7°C)
50.3°F
(10.2°C)
-0.8°F
(-0.5°C)
47th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1960
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1986 2012
Jan–Mar 1988
3-Month
45.9°F
(7.7°C)
48.4°F
(9.1°C)
-2.5°F
(-1.4°C)
22nd Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1958
105th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1990
Dec 1987–Mar 1988
4-Month
46.5°F
(8.1°C)
47.7°F
(8.7°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.6°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1978
90th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2012
Ties: 1899, 1961
Nov 1987–Mar 1988
5-Month
48.3°F
(9.1°C)
48.8°F
(9.3°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.2°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1902, 1940, 1977
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1932
Oct 1987–Mar 1988
6-Month
49.8°F
(9.9°C)
51.2°F
(10.7°C)
-1.4°F
(-0.8°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1981 1977
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1932
Ties: 1996
Sep 1987–Mar 1988
7-Month
53.3°F
(11.8°C)
54.5°F
(12.5°C)
-1.2°F
(-0.7°C)
26th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1977
100th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 1932
Ties: 1951
Aug 1987–Mar 1988
8-Month
56.8°F
(13.8°C)
57.5°F
(14.2°C)
-0.7°F
(-0.4°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1977
96th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1910, 1924, 1993, 2014
Jul 1987–Mar 1988
9-Month
59.5°F
(15.3°C)
60.0°F
(15.6°C)
-0.5°F
(-0.3°C)
35th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1977
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1896, 1900, 1906, 1947, 1948, 1959
Jun 1987–Mar 1988
10-Month
61.3°F
(16.3°C)
61.6°F
(16.4°C)
-0.3°F
(-0.1°C)
38th Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1977
88th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1899, 1908, 1912, 1930, 1959, 1973
May 1987–Mar 1988
11-Month
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
62.5°F
(16.9°C)
-0.2°F
(-0.1°C)
48th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
78th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1912, 1971, 1983
Apr 1987–Mar 1988
12-Month
62.0°F
(16.7°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
-0.4°F
(-0.2°C)
37th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1977
89th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1899, 1965, 1982, 1996
Oct 1986–Mar 1988
18-Month
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
58.6°F
(14.8°C)
0.0°F
(0.0°C)
45th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1905
80th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1924, 1936, 1956, 2004
Apr 1986–Mar 1988
24-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.4°F
(0.2°C)
81st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1969
44th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2017
Ties: 1897, 1913, 1945, 1995, 2002, 2004
Apr 1985–Mar 1988
36-Month
63.0°F
(17.2°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.6°F
(0.3°C)
96th Coolest Coolest since: 1986 1970
28th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2018
Ties: 1898, 1899, 1922, 1927, 1928, 1937, 1944, 1957, 1974, 1993, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006
Apr 1984–Mar 1988
48-Month
62.8°F
(17.1°C)
62.3°F
(16.8°C)
0.5°F
(0.3°C)
78th Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1970
45th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2020
Ties: Numerous
Apr 1983–Mar 1988
60-Month
62.6°F
(17.0°C)
62.4°F
(16.9°C)
0.2°F
(0.1°C)
53rd Coolest Coolest since: 1987 1970
69th Warmest Warmest since: 1987 2020
Ties: 1910, 1911, 1913, 1928, 1940, 1945, 1948, 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/